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“Blow-torch phenomenon” during laser assisted excision of a thyroglossal cyst at the base of the tongue

By Anitha G Bhat and P Ganapathi

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We report a case of blow-torch phenomenon encountered during diode laser assisted excision of a thyroglossal cyst in a child. This is first such case report from India and highlights an unusual complication which anesthesiologists need to be aware of due to the increasing use of operative laser

Topics: Case Report
Publisher: Medknow Publications & Media Pvt Ltd
OAI identifier: oai:pubmedcentral.nih.gov:3339736
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